Military Army Schools and Centers

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Information extracted from the book
"US ARMY PATCHES"
by Barry Jason Stein
Used by permission


Natl Def Cadet Schl patch
Natl Def Cadet Schl
 

Worn from: 5 December 1949 - 1950's.

The lamp of knowledge indicates academic learning and the sword represents the military profession.


USA CCS patch
USA CCS

Worn from:  13 September 1991 - Current.

Black is the branch color of the Chaplain Corps.  Gold is emblematic of excellence and white denotes purity.  The torch signifies knowledge and leadership.  The open book symbolizes the sacred word, the divine knowledge, and the wisdom of religion.  The open book is radiating ten beams, suggesting spiritual enlightenment.  The school, previously located at Fort Hamilton, New York and Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, is now located at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.


USA CMLS patch
USA CMLS
 

Worn from:  7 November 1956 - Current.

Cobalt blue and yellow are the colors of the Chemical Corps.  The crossed retorts are taken from the Chemical Corps' branch insignia.  The torch signifies knowledge and alludes to training in chemical activities.  The school is located at Fort McClellan, Alabama.  As the Chemical Warfare School, it was founded on 20 September 1920 at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland.  The motto of the school is "Elements Regamus Proelium" (let us rule the battle by means of the elements).


Chinese Tng Cmbt Cmd patch

Chinese Tng
Cmbt Cmd
 

Worn from:  18 February 1943 - 1 December 1945.

Approved for local wear only.

China is represented by the twelve- pointed sun on a red, white, and blue shield.


China Lang Schl 15th Inf Regt patch
China Lang Schl
15thInfRegt

Worn from:  1924 - 9 August 1937.

Approved for local wear only.

The three different colors represented here were worn as follows:  green for enlisted cadets; buff for officer cadets; red for graduates of the thirty-month course.  The "Can Do" Fifteenth saw service in the China Relief Expedition campaign, which resulted in the school's establishment.

China Lang Schl  patch 2
China Lang Schl
15th Inf Regt 2

Worn from:  1924 - 9 August 1937.

Approved for local wear only.

The three different colors represented here were worn as follows:  green for enlisted cadets; buff for officer cadets; red for graduates of the thirty-month course.  The "Can Do" Fifteenth saw service in the China Relief Expedition campaign, which resulted in the school's establishment.

China Lang Schl patch 3
China Lang Schl
15th Inf Regt 3

Worn from:  1924 - 9 August 1937.

Approved for local wear only.

The three different colors represented here were worn as follows:  green for enlisted cadets; buff for officer cadets; red for graduates of the thirty-month course.  The "Can Do" Fifteenth saw service in the China Relief Expedition campaign, which resulted in the school's establishment.

 


China Lang Schl patch
China Lang Schl

Worn from:  1924 - 9 August 1937.

Approved for local wear only.

The origin and significance of the design is unknown.

 


USA CA Schl patch
USA CA Schl

Worn from:  5 May 1971 - 1987.

Purple and white are the branch colors of Civil Affairs.  The sword symbolizes military authority under which the school functions.  The sword is combined with a scroll of parchment to indicate that the activities of the school include the development of doctrine, the provisions of instructive literature, and the academic environment.  The flaming partition line suggests the seal associated with the school and its constant search for improved techniques and procedures.  The school, located at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, was originally established as the Civil Affairs and Military Government School on 17 October 1955 and was located at Fort Gordon, Georgia.


Cold Weather Mtn Schl patch
Cold Weather Mtn Schl

Worn from:  1960's - 1970's (Unauthorized).

Training is conducted at Fort Greely, Alaska.  The mountain goat denotes the nature of the training.


 Cmbt Ldershp Schl patch
Cmbt Ldershp Schl
 

Worn from:  1940's - 1960's.

The compass rose signifies training in all the principles of leadership.


USA CSEWS patch
USA CSEWS
 

Worn from:  13 November 1969 - 1 June 1973.

The black area allude to the unknown.  The sword and electric flashes relate to the military and electronic warfare nature of the school.  The "spearhead" formed by the electric flashes and sword indicates the basic mission of continuous probing of the unknown, and the tracking, locating, and pinpointing of hostile electronic devices and installation inimical to security.